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Fashion model in knit ensemble: top, tasseled cord scarf, vest, skirt, hose, flats and sunglasses

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 25 3/16 x 18 7/8 in. (64 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white gouache on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in knitwear ensemble: pullover top has scoop neck and full long sleevesgathered into ribbed cuffs, adorned with long narrow scarf finished with tassles, the open vest is cap sleeved with loop fringe along hem, the skirt appears gathered at waist and has two bands tiered along bottom that match the knit of the pulloever; ensemble is worn with textured hose, loafers and sunglasses

Text in pencil and marker: “VERTICAL Emanuelle Khahn #17163 Khahn 300 lines 9/26/78”

Paper tear upper left


The artist; gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Kenneth Paul Block, made possible with the generous assistance of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf